A photographic overview of the steps required to slaughter and butcher homegrown chickens. We start by collecting our nearly-grown roosters from their chicken tractor and end with a beautiful roasting chicken ready for the freezer.
After spending a few minutes browsing the internet for ideas on how to house your backyard birds, you’ll probably find that there are an unlimited number of options. Our backyard homestead is just half an acre, and we are very mindful of the fact that it would be easy to mismanage the space to the […]
Have you met our newest additions? A local farmer rehomed some of his animals to our new place & they’re settling in. Come meet our new ducks, chickens & bunnies too!
We have a coop full of broody hens and the discovery of feather mites.
If you are anything like I was when I first decided to raise backyard chickens then you are probably totally lost. Growing up all we ever owned were cats, dogs, and an occasional guinea pig or gerbil so I had no experience with chickens. I did, however, want to become more independent with my food […]
These chicken coops range from simple DIY structures to beautiful pre-made works of art. If you’re thinking of raising chickens on the backyard farm, here’s the inspiration you need!